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The colonists did not pay any taxes until after the French and Indian War in 1763. Then Britain decided it was time they should pay for the war. This was even though the British made a treaty with the Native Americans to keep the colonists east of the Appalachian Mountains and paid the natives to take scalps of any colonist that violated this treaty. The British passed the so called Navigational Acts that said that the colonists should trade only with Britain even though the colonists could buy goods cheaper from the Dutch. Next came the Sugar Act making colonists pay tax on sugar and Stamp Act putting tax on newspapers and official documents (later removed). The Townshend Act taxed only imported goods. On March 5, 1770 there was a riot in Boston during which British soldiers shot dead five colonists that were throwing snowballs and rocks. This incident was known as Boston Massacre. Another incident was the Boston Tea Party where colonists dressed as Native Americans and threw out the tea brought by British ships into the harbor after passing the Tea Act giving a British company the right to sell tea to the colonists. Britain closed the harbor, brought troops to live in Boston homes, and planned on taking colonists to England to be tried for their crimes.
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